Category: Renfrewshire

Remembering the Renfrewshire Witch Hunt Victims: Innovative Plaque Keeps Their Legacy Alive

Unveiling the QR Code Plaque: Preserving Renfrewshire’s Witch Hunt Legacy Revolutionary QR Code Memorial Chronicles Renfrewshire’s Witch Hunt Saga A cutting-edge commemorative plaque was revealed in Paisley today, ensuring the chilling account of the Renfrewshire Witch Hunt is preserved for future generations. Mounted at the entrance to the Witches’ Well at Gallows Green, the striking […]


A Renfrewshire MP has hailed new figures showing the impact of the free school meals programme on household budgets. Analysis of new Scottish Government statistics shows how the roll out of free school meals is helping families across Renfrewshire. Each pupil gets a package worth £427.50 over the school year, providing a free school meal […]

Community climate change projects underway in Renfrewshire following £50,000 award

Eighteen climate change projects are underway in Renfrewshire thanks to funding from Renfrewshire Council’s Community Climate Fund. £50,000 has been allocated for community organisations to develop localised, green community projects and initiatives to encourage participation and raise awareness of the climate emergency within our communities. Initiatives have been designed and are being delivered by local […]

Renfrewshire’s Provost to support local community clothing group in 2023

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron will be raising much needed funds and awareness for local group Clothed in Love during 2023. Clothed in Love was launched in 2020 and is based at Mossvale Community Church. The group support local families by providing clothing and other items for children from birth up to 7 years of age. […]


– Over 90,000 people will head off on their travels via the airport this weekend alone – Glasgow Airport is preparing for one of its busiest periods of the year as an expected 90,000 holidaymakers travel through the terminal for the Easter school holidays this weekend. With Easter weekend falling in the middle of the school […]

Let’s have some fun this Spring in Paisley town centre!

Paisley’s Spring Gonk Trail is coming to Paisley town centre from Friday 31st March  until Sunday 16th April!  There are 10 Gonks in local business windows who have ventured out from their  wintry barns to soak up the Spring sunshine.  Find and name them all, then write down the Letter Clue to discover where children  […]

St Vincent’s Hospice receives Bank of Scotland Foundation boost

St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood has been successful in receiving a major grant from Bank of Scotland Foundation’s recent Change programme funding round. The grant, worth £130,000 over two years, will help fund the nursing team within the Hospice’s eight-bed Inpatient Unit and ensures that people from Renfrewshire and adjoining North Ayrshire with life-limiting illnesses […]

Leading Scottish midwife recognised by Royal College

A midwife who has developed and delivered education and care programmes in Scotland and Vietnam has received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship.   Thomas McEwan – who lives in Paisley – is Head of Programme for the Women’s, Children, Young People and Families Team at NHS Education for Scotland steering midwifery and maternity […]

Anything to declare at Paisley u3a?

Fans of fly on the wall documentaries will enjoy listening to retired HM Customs & Excise Officer, Gordon Miller’s exploits and anecdotes. Mr Miller shares some real-life adventures and misadventures during his former career on Thursday 6 April with Paisley & District u3a.  Members of this self-help learning organisation can find out more about this […]